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FEMA’s plan underestimated Puerto Rican hurricane

The federal government significantly underestimated the potential damage to Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and relied too heavily on local officials and private-sector entities to handle the cleanup, according to a POLITICO review of the [...]
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How Trump favored Texas over Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — As Hurricane Maria unleashed its fury on Puerto Rico in mid-September, knocking out the island’s electrical system and damaging hundreds of thousands of homes, disaster recovery experts expected that only one man [...]
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FEMA paid $150 million to feed Puerto Ricans, and it backfired

2 months ago | 0 comment
Ms. Brown described herself in an interview as a government contractor — “almost like a broker,” she said — who does not keep employees or specialize in any field but is able to procure subcontracted work as needed, and get a cut of [...]
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Trump Admin Done Providing Things Like ‘Food And Water’ To Puerto Rico! Half Of A Job, FEMA!

3 months ago | 0 comment
Heck of a job! Excellent news! Conditions in Puerto Rico have gotten so terrific that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided it will cut off deliveries of emergency food and water to hurricane victims there. It sure is great that [...]
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Dozens of Puerto Rican families had FEMA housing funds cut: report

3 months ago | 0 comment
than two dozen Puerto Rican families whose homes were devastated as a result of Hurricane Maria in September were abruptly informed that their temporary housing assistance in Connecticut would be cut short, after receiving an extension that [...]
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Trump Still Gets A ’10’ On Puerto Rico. If We Are Talking About The Number Of People With Both Water And Power.

4 months ago | 0 comment
If Americans were in trouble, surely the government would do more… It’s been over 100 days since September 20, when Hurricane Maria knocked out Puerto Rico’s power grid, and we have excellent news: About half of Puerto Rico’s homes [...]
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‘We have a big problem’: Puerto Rico seeks aid for tens of thousands of squatters

4 months ago | 0 comment
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — When Hurricane Maria ripped across Puerto Rico, it revealed the damage wrought by years of government neglect. It also exposed an open secret generations in the making: Tens of thousands of island residents are, in [...]
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Donald Trump Laughing About Climate Change Again Because Fuck Puerto Rico, Right?

4 months ago | 0 comment
If it weren’t horrifying, it’d be kind of pretty. Yes, that’s a hot NORTHERN hemisphere in December The East Coast is being hit by some incredibly cold weather, we hear, with authorities warning folks to avoid frostbite and hypothermia [...]
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How politics screwed Puerto Rico out of billions in disaster aid

4 months ago | 0 comment
On Wednesday night, as Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his top lieutenants struggled to pass the disaster aid package — as well as a funding bill to keep the government open — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise reached out to Rep. Nydia [...]
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FEMA Gave $30 Million Contract To Two Florida Guys To Get Tarps For Puerto Rico. What Could Have Gone Wrong?

5 months ago | 0 comment
It’s a national scandal that there are more tarps in memes than in Puerto Rico Some days, you see a Tweet, and you know things are just crap everywhere, but especially here in the Griftocracy of the USA: Yup. That would explain why Florida [...]